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Donor Advised Funds

Kimberly Izar
Donor Services Manager (She/Her/Hers)

The act of redistributing wealth is a powerful tool for community change — and a recent study, the 2021 Bank of America Study of Philanthropy: Charitable Giving by Affluent Households, confirms that wealthy families are as committed as ever to creating equitable and thriving communities.

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Kimberly Izar
Donor Services Manager (She/Her/Hers)

Economic justice is racial justice - and a Donor Advised Fund is a unique tool that can help you mobilize critical resources to support grassroots nonprofits at the forefront of lasting social change.

We are pleased to join the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy’s call to action among community foundations to commit to funding Black communities, at a minimum, equal to their representation in our overall population. 

 

2020 was a year of extraordinary grassroots generosity, enabling us to distribute $12.7 million to nonprofits, breaking all Foundation records. The remarkable scale and urgency of this grantmaking to address overwhelming community need was made possible by over 3,000 donors, also a milestone for our institution.

Sarah Shannon
Acting President & CEO (She/Her/Hers)

As we enter the remaining weeks of 2020, this could be an important time to open a Donor Advised Fund with Brooklyn Community Foundation to maximize your giving to essential nonprofits in 2021 and beyond.
 

Jameela Syed
Communications Manager (She/Her/Hers)

Katrena Perou, Executive Director of Inspiring Minds NYC and Donor Advised Fund holder with Brooklyn Community Foundation, spoke with us about her experiences as a nonprofit leader, challenges facing nonprofit leaders of color, and how she is making an impact on the borough both personally and professionally.

Jameela Syed
Communications Manager (She/Her/Hers)

Katrena Perou, Executive Director of Inspiring Minds NYC and Donor Advised Fund holder with Brooklyn Community Foundation, spoke with us about her relationship to Brooklyn, as well as her giving philosophy.

Jenny Walski
Vice President of Donor Engagement (She/Her/Hers)

In the face of a crisis, it’s common to be overwhelmed and unsure of where to start, so below we’ve compiled a list of easy, actionable steps you can take to support our beloved borough for the long-term.

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